adjective relating to the reign (in the 5th or 6th century) of the legendary King Arthur of Britain.

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  • Arthurian — Ar*thu ri*an, a. Of or pertaining to King Arthur or his knights. J. R. Symonds. [1913 Webster] In magnitude, in interest, and as a literary origin, the Arthurian invention dwarfs all other things in the book. Saintsbury. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arthurian — (adj.) pertaining to the series of tales of British King Arthur and his knights, 1793, from ARTHUR (Cf. Arthur) + IAN (Cf. ian) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Arthurian — [är thoor′ē ən] adj. of King Arthur and his knights (see ARTHUR1, sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • Arthurian — /ahr thoor ee euhn/, adj. of or pertaining to King Arthur, who, with his knights, formed the subject of a large part of medieval romance: Arthurian legends. [1850 55; ARTHUR + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Arthurian — adjective Date: 1612 of or relating to King Arthur and his court …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Arthurian — adjective Of or pertaining to the legend of Arthur, king of the Britons, and his court at Camelot …   Wiktionary

  • Arthurian — adj. pertaining to King Arthur (legendary king of England, head of the Knights of the Round Table)Ar·thu·ri·an || É‘r θʊrɪən /ɑː θjÊŠÉ™rɪən …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arthurian — ar·thu·ri·an …   English syllables

  • Arthurian — UK [ɑː(r)ˈθjʊərɪən] / US [ɑrˈθjʊrɪən] adjective relating to Arthur, the ancient king of Britain …   English dictionary

  • Arthurian — Ar•thu•ri•an [[t]ɑrˈθʊər i ən[/t]] adj. myt lit. of or pertaining to King Arthur, the knights of his court, and associated legendary figures • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

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